EAA Chapter 1611

Montgomery, NY


1912 Etrich Taube series F

Posted by EAA Chapter 1611 on January 3, 2018 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

I was recently contacted by Michal Fithian after he received our chapter newsletter. He commented that there wasn't much in there regarding builders and building. Guilty as charged. I have been so focused on organizational, legal, tax and "event" ideas I forgot why I became interested in EAA in the first place.

Experimental aviation. Afterall, I am building a kit aircraft in my garage.

But I mu...

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Ultralight Dreams

Posted by EAA Chapter 1611 on December 13, 2017 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

After our first chapter gathering, I was speaking with student member who had an interest in a foam board ultralight. My initial thoughts were along the lines of “man, that is crazy”. But then I remembered that in 1977, a friend and I built one of these...

It was called a “Batso” - a primitive hang glider that we made from bamboo poles and black plastic. We never got airborne other than a hop or a...

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Sport Aviation Magazine - A Call For Submissions

Posted by EAA Chapter 1611 on November 29, 2017 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Sport Aviation magazine needs your ideas for content. Especially in the "hints for homebuilders" section.

I had a posted online an idea I had for inexpensive DIY cleco caps - I believe I posted it to Facebook, but now I can't recall exactly. I thought it was a pretty cheezy idea, and it is of only limited use, but it could save a couple of bucks I guess. But E...

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EAA "Flying Start" Event

EAA Young Eagles Event

We could use some additional volunteer pilots!

See our Facebook page for the next event dates.

Chapter Gatherings

Monthly Gathering:
3rd Thursday each Month
KMGJ Pilot Lounge
7:00 p.m.

Contact Us

Kevin Conklin, Chapter President:

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